David Weekley Homes Honors Uponor for 10th Consecutive Year

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., JUNE 27, 2022 — Uponor North America (Uponor) was once again honored with the David Weekley Homes National Preferred Partner Award, which recognizes field and manufacturer partners who have consistently operated at exceptional levels as determined by the homebuilder’s supplier evaluation platform. This marks the 10th consecutive year Uponor has received the prominent recognition from the national homebuilder since 2014.

Uponor Earns Two More Minnesota Governor’s Safety Awards

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., MAY 16, 2022 — Uponor North America (Uponor) has been honored again with two Governor’s Safety Awards by the Minnesota Safety Council. In recognition of its exceptional occupational safety and health initiatives throughout 2022, the company’s Apple Valley campus won its fourth Governor’s Safety Award since 2015 and the Uponor Lakeville Distribution Center won its third award.

Uponor North America Names Anna Picchetti as VP, Marketing & Strategy

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., MAY 9, 2022 — Uponor North America (Uponor) announced Anna Picchetti as the new Vice President of Marketing & Strategy, effective May 8, 2023. In her role, Anna will oversee Channel Marketing, Portfolio, Analytics, Sustainability, Segment, Engagement, Brand, and Communications. She will report to Uponor North America President Andres Caballero and be a key member of the company’s Senior Management Committee.

Uponor Announces New VP Role for Integrated Supply Chain

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., MARCH 28, 2022 — Uponor North America (Uponor) recently announced Jon Sillerud, Vice President, Operations, has agreed to accept the additional responsibilities of leading the Supply Chain function for the company, effective immediately. He has been filling the Supply Chain leadership role on an interim basis for several months, proving his experience and extensive knowledge make him the ideal person to lead both functions. His new title is Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain, Uponor North America.

Uponor Launches New Xpress Trak™ Residential Radiant Heating Panels

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., MARCH 21, 2022 — Uponor is continuing to innovate in the residential radiant market with the launch of its newest radiant panel — Xpress Trak. Designed for residential new construction and remodels, Xpress Trak is a single-panel system with lightweight XPS foam at its core and laminated aluminum around the entire surface to provide exceptional heat-transfer capability.

Mechanical Contractor Leverages New Kitting Service to Curtail Material Shortages and Boost Installation Productivity

Developed by Uponor, this new solution takes the guesswork and freelancing out of piping installations. Each kit, which includes all the needed ProPEX® fittings, adapters, valves, and rings, is delivered to the job site — one kit per room or apartment — along with a material list and an isometric layout for the installer to follow, helping to minimize mistakes and maximize efficiency.

BY JOHN O’REILLY

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA — Among the many critical challenges facing a plumbing foreman on a multifamily job site is the need to maintain efficient and consistent installation methods across the entire project. This mandate applies as much or more to the rough-in plumbing as to the finishing trim: the larger the job, the bigger the challenge.

Uponor North America Announces New VP Appointments for HR and Sales

APPLE VALLEY, MINN., DECEMBER 13, 2022 — Uponor North America (Uponor) has named Erica Amévo as vice president of Human Resources and Matt Bahr as vice president of Sales. Erica will be based in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, and Matt will be based in Washington, D.C. Both positions will report to Andres Caballero, president, Uponor North America, and will also be members of the company’s Senior Management Committee (SMC).